Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

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Cathie Wood says her firm is testing more aggressive strategy: ‘Ark on steroids’

Cathie Wood — known for her innovation ETFs that garnered billions in inflows during the pandemic — said Ark Invest is internally testing a fund that takes the strategy a step further by simultaneously...

Thai firm branches into EVs from renewable energy

Many people expect electric vehicles to be fixtures in a future world that relies on renewable energy. But not many EV companies started out as renewable energy companies. One company trying to pull off...

Investment firm with ex-Ford exec Mark LaNeve on team to invest $400M in dealerships

A private investment firm connected to longtime automaker executive Mark LaNeve aims to spend around $400 million over the next three years buying minority stakes in auto dealerships. New York-based Franchise Equity Partners launched...

Skype’s co-founder’s VC firm Atomico closes in on $1.2 billion fund

The partners of European venture capital firm Atomico. Atomico LONDON — Atomico, the London-based venture capital firm set up and led by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, is close to announcing a new start-up fund...

Here’s why identity software firm Okta plans to open a retail location in New York City

Technology firm Okta recently signed lease for retail space in New York City, a move that may seem unusual for a company that makes identity management software. However, in an interview Wednesday with CNBC’s...

Mattress maker Casper to be taken private by PE firm Durational Capital

Samurai Messenger Service prepares to deliver a packaged mattress from the bed delivery company Casper in New York. Yana Paskova | The Washington Post | Getty Images Casper Sleep announced Monday that it will...